To Change Opinion (1)

No one who, against other people's opinion, has predicted the outcome of something exactly as it then turns out, should think that those who opposed him, once they see what has happenned, will say he...

Control your Opinion (2)

Opinion has its value and even its power: to have it against us is painful when we are among friends, and harmful in the case of the outer world. We should neither flatter opinion nor court it; but i...

Wrong Opinions (3)

Why is it that corpses in their coffins are so heavy? They say it is due to some sort of inertia, that the body is no longer directed by ots owner... or some nonsense of that sort, in opposition to t...



On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
On Destiny: "Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."